Amundsen High School



Amundsen High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Amundsen High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 334
10 293
11 256
12 246

Amundsen High School is a public high school of the City of Chicago School District 299 located in Chicago, IL. It has 1,129 students in grades 9th through 12th. Amundsen High School is the 207th largest public high school in Illinois and the 5,203rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,129
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 65.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,203rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 207th out of 869
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 667th out of 828
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 215th out of 828

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Amundsen High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 588
(52%)
64,770
(50%)
 Female 541
(48%)
65,235
(50%)

Amundsen High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 678
(60%)
59,819
(46%)
 Asian 174
(15%)
4,487
(3%)
 Black 125
(11%)
53,836
(41%)
 White 125
(11%)
9,949
(8%)
 Two or More 21
(2%)
1,459
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
107
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
348
(0%)

Amundsen High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,013
(90%)
110,381
(85%)
 Not Eligible 116
(10%)
19,544
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
80
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Amundsen High School is ranked 68th out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Amundsen High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 46.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Amundsen High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1481
2006 1456
2007 1558
2008 1619
2009 1649
2010 1647
2011 1533
2012 1390
2013 1224
2014 1116
2015 1129

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 17.1
2007 17.1
2008 17
2009 17.4
2010 16.8
2011 16.3
2012 14.3
2013 14.4
2014 15.4
2015 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84604996623903
2006 0.87843406593407
2007 0.82349165596919
2008 0.78319950586782
2009 0.80412371134021
2010 0.80510018214936
2011 0.89171559034573
2012 0.93381294964029
2013 0.92156862745098
2014 0.93458781362007
2015 0.89725420726306

Compare Amundsen High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 89.7%
 

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